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Ruthellen Josselson: Michelle Obama is an example of how women thrive and grow through adulthood

Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” can be read in many ways: as a political memoir, as a story of being black and aspiring in America or as a Cinderella story that transports … Continue reading

April 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Barack Obama: What My Mother Taught Me About Love

She sighed, running her hands through her hair. “We were so young, you know. I was younger than you are now. He was only a few years older than that…” … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Video: Michelle Obama performs Carpool Karaoke to draw attention to a global issue

. Michelle Obama goes for a quick spin with James Corden of The Late Late Show and performs a round of Carpool Karaoke. Obama and Corden start by jamming to Stevie … Continue reading

July 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: Michelle Obama calls on men to promote women’s rights

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to a group of young Africans in the Mandela Washington Fellows on Wednesday, telling the men in the audience that they are vitally important to … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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